Canada's Rally Song
This rally song by Dora C. Kenyon was published in 1914, after the First World War had begun, in London, Ontario.
Entertainment in Aid of POWs
To raise funds for Canadian prisoners of war imprisoned in Germany, the Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Club held an event with numerous musical performances at the Old Victoria Theatre, in Victoria, British Columbia.
Songs for Legion Services
This song sheet was used by the Canadian Legion for their War Services following the Second World War
Songs of a Sergeant
This book of songs was written by Sergeant J. Atherton, with illustrations by Private H.S. Davis. It was published by the Office of the Franklin Press in Calgary, Alberta.
This poem was written by Army Medical Corps’ Private Albert W. Drummond from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He described the experience of being an on-duty soldier in a military camp, It was published at the Witley Military Camp overseas in Surrey, United Kingdom.
This poem was written by Army Medical Corps’ Private Albert W. Drummond from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was published at the Witley Military Camp overseas in Surrey, United Kingdom.
Edith Cavell Stamp
This stamp produced during the First World War depicts the death of British nurse Edith Cavell, renowned and admired for helping save the lives of hundreds of soldiers. She was executed by German forces in occupied Belgium on October 12, 1915. Her death was memorialized in several mediums, including the stamp featured here.
The Rose of No Man's Land
Music sheet for the popular song The Rose of No Man's Land by the well-known publishing house Leo Feist.
Greetings from the Mediterranean!
While stationed in the Mediterranean, artillery soldier John S. Thomson sent this Christmas greeting card to presumably his sister, Miss Mary Thomson back in Toronto.
Greetings from Liberated Holland!
Canada played a major role in the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation in the Second World War. Postcards such as this one optimistically portrayed the recently liberated Holland and the Canadian soldiers who helped secure its freedom.